Diabetes Update for Health Professionals

The Diabetes Update for Health Professionals two day program has been developed to provide best practice of diabetes clinical management and self-care recommendations to health care providers working in primary health care.

Day 1

  • Diabetes epidemiology
  • Risk factors
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pre-diabetes
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Hypoglycaemia / Hyperglycaemia
  • Sick day management
  • Psychological aspects of diabetes
  • Complications
  • Goals of management

Day 2

  • Nutrition in diabetes management
  • Physical activity
  • Medications
  • Insulin delivery devices
  • Case studies


Diabetes that is not well managed can lead to serious complications. Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes complications can be prevented or delayed.

Diabetes self-management education focuses on:

  • Specialised training delivered by qualified diabetes educators.
  • Therapeutic interventions that are integrated with the clinical care and attainment of clinical targets.
  • Equitable, access for people living with diabetes and provides individualised diabetes care.
  • Being an integral element of any system of diabetes health care.

Who should attend

This program is suitable for:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Enrolled Nurses
  • Practice Nurses
  • General Practitioners
  • Pharmacists
  • Dietitians
  • Podiatrists
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Personal Carers

Event details

  • Date: Thursday 27 & Friday 28 June 2019
  • Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm
  • Cost: $418.00 (including GST) Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided. Certificate of attendance will be provided.
  • 10% discount available for a group booking of 5 or more participants.
  • Venue: Diabetes SA 159 Sir Donald Bradman Drive, Hilton SA 5033
  • Parking: All day parking is available in Attrill Avenue, opposite Diabetes SA


Booking is essential